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Halloween details

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All Dressed Up: Woodland

Steps:5
Earth-tone knit clothing is the foundation for an enchanted forest of walking, talking flora and fauna. 
Materials
  • For the Foliage: 4-by-6-inch fusible web 
  • Green felt
  • 24-gauge floral wire
  • Patterned cotton fabric
  • Iron 
  • Scissors
  • Floral tape
  • 18-gauge wire
  • Headband
  • For the Mushroom:Felt
  • Fusible web
  • Needle and thread
  • Fabric glue
  • For the Monkey:Felt
  • Fusible web
  • Floral wire
  • Iron
  • Fabric glue
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Frightfully Fun Scarecrow

Steps:11
Materials
  • 2 one-by-twos (for mother or son) or 2 one-by-fours (for father), cut to size
  • Drill
  • Old clothes
  • 1 wood screw (for mother or son) or 2 wood screws (for father)
  • Bale of hay needle and thread
  • Mallet
  • Foam pumpkin, carved as desired
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Ghostly Setting

Steps:3
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Mini Pumpkin Creatures

Steps:3
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Doorway of Doom: Broom Garland

Steps:5
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Cheesecloth Ghosts

Steps:6
Hang these easy-to-make cheesecloth ghosts from tree branches and porch railings to create a haunting Halloween scene.
Materials
  • Two white wire hangers
  • Scissors
  • One pair of white pantyhose
  • Polyester stuffing
  • Pliers
  • 16-gauge wire
  • Wire cutter
  • Gauze fabric, muslin, cotton sheets, or any lightweight fabric
  • Safety pins
  • 2 yards cheesecloth
  • Brewed cold coffee in a spray bottle (optional)
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